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Jack A. Thompson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0026

This collection contains the papers of Jack Thompson, relating to his time spent in the United States Air Force and World War II. The collection contains photocopies of several correspondences, scanned photographs of paintings on the front side of the airplanes and cities of East Asia and the Pacific, a map of Germany, and press clippings about Thompson's service.

Dates

  • 1940-1941, 1997, undated

Language

The material in this collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Manuscript and University Archives collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 24 hours is needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection contains the papers of Jack Thompson, relating to his time spent in the United States Air Force and World War II.

Biographical/Historical Note

Jack A. Thompson was born on March 31, 1919. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Thompson of Erwin, Tennessee. Thompson was a earning the rank of Captain by 1952 of the United States Air Force during and after World War II. Jack A. Thompson died on November 24, 1998.

Previous Citation

This collection was originally listed as part of MS.2820 and MS.2112. It was then listed as CSWS.WWII.1.0026 until receiving its current number.

Acquisition Note

Special Collections acquired these materials from the Center for the Study of War and Society

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480